Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

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Kathleen Hagood

By
@Nature_Mommie

My husband and I love spicy foods, so I made up a chicken salad recipe that really pushes the envelope on Southwest flavors! It's such a great change from the traditional chicken salad sandwich.

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Ok, wow... this is one incredible sandwich! Even those in my family who don't normally gravitate toward chicken salad fell in LOVE with this one. Enjoy! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 22 votes

Comments:
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • CHICKEN SALAD

  • 1 large
    chicken breast, chopped (smoked, bone-in with skin on); remove skin and bone before chopping
  • 1/2 c
    onion, chopped
  • 1/3 c
    red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro, pulled from stem then chopped
  • 1/8 c
    canned black olives, chopped
  • 2
    pickled jalapeno peppers, chopped
  • 1
    canned chipotle pepper in adobe sauce, chopped ( kat uses two.)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cumin powder
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 c
    mayonnaise (more if needed, to moisten the above ingredients)
  • BREAD

  • ·
    cheddar jalapeno bread or hard sandwich rolls for eight sandwiches
  • ·
    garlic powder
  • ·
    cooking spray
  • GARNISH

  • ·
    peach slices, pineapple slices, or avocado

How to Make Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

About Kat's Southwest Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Sandwiches Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #chicken salad




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